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Research Programs and Projects at this Location

ARS research is organized into National Programs. Within each National Program are research projects. Listed below are  the National Programs and research projects currently conducted at this location.

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Soil and Air (NP #212)
Quantifying Invasive Insect Movement Within and Across Landscapes Using Laser Detection Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems - Marquette Univ.
(Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying Invasive Insect Movement Within and Across Landscapes Using Laser Detection Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems - Penn State Univ.
(Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying Invasive Insect Movement Within and Across Landscapes Using Laser Detection Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems - Univ. of Missouri
(Cooperative Agreement)
Enhanced Mitigation and Rapid Response to Reduce Spread and Impact of Spotted Lanternfly in the U.S.
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Enhanced Mitigation and Rapid Response to Reduce Spread and Impact of Spotted Lanternfly in the United States
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Evaluation of Pesticides For Use Against EFFF in Regulatory Programs
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Quantifying Invasive Insect Movement within and Across Landscapes Using Laser Detection Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Visual Servoing in Agricultural Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Biology, Management and Reducing the Impact of the Spotted Lanternfly in Specialty Crops in the Eastern USA
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Developing a Multi Life-Stage Management Strategy for Apple Maggot through the Integration of Attract-and-Kill and Biological Control
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Leveraging Pest Behavior for Implementation of Biological Control for Plum Curculio
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) in U.S. Specialty Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Strategies to Reduce Insecticide Inputs against Invasive and Native Pests in Temperate Fruit Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Managing the Invasive Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) in Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Improving Fruit Crop Traits Through Advanced Genomic, Breeding, and Management Technologies
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Huanglongbing Resistant/Tolerant Citrus through Genomic Approaches
(Cooperative Agreement)
European Approval of Plum Pox Virus Resistant (PPV-R) Trees, 2018
(Cooperative Agreement)
Technologies for Fruit Production and Plant Propagation that are Compatible with Spaceflight Conditions
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Improving Disease Resistance, Fruit Quality, and Growth Habit of Temperate Fruit Crops through Genetic Engineering
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Patriot Gardens: An Integrated Agriculture and Technology Support Program for Appalachia
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Huanglongbing Resistant/Tolerant Citrus through Genomic Approaches
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Phloem Targeted Multiplexed Gene Editing for Enhanced Control of Huanglongbing in Citrus
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Patriot Guardens: An Integrated Agriculture and Technology Support Program for Appalachia – Supporting Agreement
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Microbial Networks on Harvested Apples and the Design of Antagonistic Consortia to Control Postharvest Pathogens
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Quantifying Invasive Insect Movement Within and Across Landscapes Using Laser Detection Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems - Marquette Univ.
(Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying Invasive Insect Movement Within and Across Landscapes Using Laser Detection Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems - Penn State Univ.
(Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying Invasive Insect Movement Within and Across Landscapes Using Laser Detection Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems - Univ. of Missouri
(Cooperative Agreement)
Enhanced Mitigation and Rapid Response to Reduce Spread and Impact of Spotted Lanternfly in the U.S.
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Enhanced Mitigation and Rapid Response to Reduce Spread and Impact of Spotted Lanternfly in the United States
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Evaluation of Pesticides For Use Against EFFF in Regulatory Programs
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Quantifying Invasive Insect Movement within and Across Landscapes Using Laser Detection Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Visual Servoing in Agricultural Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Biology, Management and Reducing the Impact of the Spotted Lanternfly in Specialty Crops in the Eastern USA
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Developing a Multi Life-Stage Management Strategy for Apple Maggot through the Integration of Attract-and-Kill and Biological Control
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Leveraging Pest Behavior for Implementation of Biological Control for Plum Curculio
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) in U.S. Specialty Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Strategies to Reduce Insecticide Inputs against Invasive and Native Pests in Temperate Fruit Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Managing the Invasive Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) in Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Appalachian Headwaters Pollinator Recovery, Education, and Research Center
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrated Production and Automation Systems for Temperate Fruit Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Quantifying Invasive Insect Movement Within and Across Landscapes Using Laser Detection Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems - Marquette Univ.
(Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying Invasive Insect Movement Within and Across Landscapes Using Laser Detection Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems - Penn State Univ.
(Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying Invasive Insect Movement Within and Across Landscapes Using Laser Detection Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems - Univ. of Missouri
(Cooperative Agreement)
Using a Robot for UV-C/Dark Treatment of Field-Grown Strawberries for Control of Fungal Diseases and Arthropod Pests
(Cooperative Agreement)
Enhanced Mitigation and Rapid Response to Reduce Spread and Impact of Spotted Lanternfly in the U.S.
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Enhanced Mitigation and Rapid Response to Reduce Spread and Impact of Spotted Lanternfly in the United States
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Enhanced Mitigation and Rapid Response to Reduce Spread and Impact of Spotted Lanternfly in the United States
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Evaluation of Pesticides For Use Against EFFF in Regulatory Programs
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Quantifying Invasive Insect Movement within and Across Landscapes Using Laser Detection Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Visual Servoing in Agricultural Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Biology, Management and Reducing the Impact of the Spotted Lanternfly in Specialty Crops in the Eastern USA
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Developing a Multi Life-Stage Management Strategy for Apple Maggot through the Integration of Attract-and-Kill and Biological Control
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Leveraging Pest Behavior for Implementation of Biological Control for Plum Curculio
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) in U.S. Specialty Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) in U.S. Specialty Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Using a Robot for UV-C/Dark Treatments of Field-Grown Strawberries for Control of Fungal Diseases and Arthropod Pests
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Appalachian Headwaters Pollinator Recovery, Education, and Research Center
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Strategies to Reduce Insecticide Inputs against Invasive and Native Pests in Temperate Fruit Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Suppression of Erwinia Amylovora in Commercial Apple Production using Symbiotic Methylobacteria
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Managing the Invasive Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) in Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Environmental DNA (eDNA) as a Biosurveillance Tool for Spotted Lanternfly
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)